Mar
24
2021
Michael Babich and Xinrong Chen Organizing 2021 SOT Workshop “The Scientific Challenges in Regulating Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) as a Class in Consumer Products”
11:45 am to 2:30 pm EDT
3/24/21 11:45 am to 2:30 pm EDT
Teleconference
Topic: Fire, Chemicals, Other
Category: Staff Workshop
Status:
2021-03-24 11:45:00 2021-03-24 14:30:00 America/New_York Michael Babich and Xinrong Chen Organizing 2021 SOT Workshop “The Scientific Challenges in Regulating Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) as a Class in Consumer Products”

Xinrong Chen (CPSC) and Linda Birnbaum (former Director of NIEHS and NTP) are chairing a workshop on “The Scientific Challenges in Regulating Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) as a Class in Consumer Products” at the 2021 Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting (virtual).  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 11:45am to 2:30pm EST.  The workshop topics include 2015 CPSC OFR petition, 2019 National Academy of Sciences OFR report, and CPSC and others OFR work. Panel speakers include Michael Babich (CPSC), Jacob Boer (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Kimberly White (American Chemistry Council), Stanley Barone (EPA), Cathy Fehrenbacher (EPA), and Heather Stapleton (Duke University). Information on the annual meeting is available at https://www.toxicology.org/events/am/AM2021/index.asp.  For additional information, please contact CPSC Toxicology and Risk Assessment group, Michael Babich (mbabich@cpsc.gov), or Xinrong Chen (xchen@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/21/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/22/2021.

Teleconference

Xinrong Chen (CPSC) and Linda Birnbaum (former Director of NIEHS and NTP) are chairing a workshop on “The Scientific Challenges in Regulating Organohalogen Flame Retardants (OFRs) as a Class in Consumer Products” at the 2021 Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting (virtual).  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 11:45am to 2:30pm EST.  The workshop topics include 2015 CPSC OFR petition, 2019 National Academy of Sciences OFR report, and CPSC and others OFR work. Panel speakers include Michael Babich (CPSC), Jacob Boer (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Kimberly White (American Chemistry Council), Stanley Barone (EPA), Cathy Fehrenbacher (EPA), and Heather Stapleton (Duke University). Information on the annual meeting is available at https://www.toxicology.org/events/am/AM2021/index.asp.  For additional information, please contact CPSC Toxicology and Risk Assessment group, Michael Babich (mbabich@cpsc.gov), or Xinrong Chen (xchen@cpsc.gov). Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 1/21/2021. Posted in the Public Calendar 1/22/2021.